South African musician and anti-apartheid activist Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. The White Zulu - as he was known - had continued to perform live until recently. Channel24 reports that Clegg was buried on Wednesday in a private ceremony.
Johnny Clegg - the Undaunted Dream of a Better Place
RFI, 17 July 2019
Memories of Johnny Clegg, the biggest thing to happen to South African music in the last half century, who passed away earlier this week after a battle with cancer. Read more »
Legendary Musician Johnny Clegg Dies
allAfrica, 16 July 2019
South African music legend Johnny Clegg has died, aged 66. Clegg, described as one of the country's most celebrated sons, had been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2015. Read more »
South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela, with Johnny Clegg. see more »
Nelson Mandela Foundation Mourns Johnny Clegg
SAnews.gov.za, 17 July 2019
The Nelson Mandela Foundation says South Africa will always be grateful for the life and work of musician and activist Jonathan "Johnny" Clegg. Read more »
Parliament Sends Condolences to Family of Johnny Clegg
Govt of SA, 17 July 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has noted with sadness the passing of the legendary Maskandi musician and founder member of Savuka, Mr Johnny Clegg. Read more »
MEC Anroux Marais Sends Condolences to Johnny Clegg's Family
It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the great Johnny Clegg. Read more »
The Dance Ends for Johnny Clegg, SA's Beloved Musical Storyteller
Daily Maverick, 16 July 2019
Johnny Clegg's final journey is over. It came to an end after he had endured a four year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was always most comfortable -- in the public view, on… Read more »
Death of South African Music Legend Johnny Clegg Mourned By SA and the World
Musician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Although his health was poor, Clegg had continued to perform live until recently. The passing… Read more »
Johnny Clegg in 2007.
At least 50 musicians came together to celebrate the life and work of Johnny Clegg and recorded a special version of his 1993 hit song, The Crossing. A fund, Friends of Johnny ... Read more »
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